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BNSF Crude-by-Rail. Count on Us.

The domestic recovery and processing of crude oil is a major economic benefit to the United States, but when it comes to crude oil shipping companies, safety, reliability and flexibility are critical. This is where BNSF comes in. Not only is rail one of the safest and most efficient ways to transport crude oil, but BNSF is the largest transporter of crude oil in North America. With an unwavering focus on safety, the capacity and network to support your shipping needs and the commitment to offering a competitive transportation solution, you can count on BNSF for crude-by-rail.

To Be
Reliable

BNSF has been a leader in the rail industry for more than a century, and that legacy has provided a solid foundation for its crude-by-rail segment. Learn more.

To Be
Safe

BNSF goes above and beyond to protect the safety of the communities in which we operate, as well as our employees and the cargo we transport for our customers. Learn more.

To Be
Dedicated

BNSF is dedicated to crude-by-rail and is making significant investments to accommodate the industry's growth. Learn more.

To Be
Flexible

BNSF's crude by rail network is vast and its rail capacity is being developed to handle crude oil in the lanes that provide optimal flexibility and returns. Learn more.

To Be
Competitive

BNSF offers a competitive transportation solution by offering lower startup costs and enabling producers to redirect loads quickly in order to take advantage of higher demand and prices. Learn more.

What We Ship and How We Ship.

If you’re regularly shipping large quantities into or out of North American energy regions, you could benefit from the flexibility and consistency that BNSF offers. Whether you need to ship crude oil from North Dakota, get frac sand to Texas or simply find a more competitive rate, you can count on BNSF.